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Facebook employee who called company's culture 'intolerant' is leaving     – CNET
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“I’m not leaving because ‘it’s time for something new,’” he says in a memo seen by Business Insider.

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Mithril Capital Management, cofounded by Ajay Royan and Peter Thiel, is leaving the Bay Area
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From its glass-lined offices in San Francisco’s leafy Presidio national park, six-year-old Mithril Capital Management has happily flown under the radar. Now it’s leaving altogether and relocating its team to Austin, a spot that, among others the firm had considered, has “enough critical mass of a technical culture, an artisanal culture, an artistic culture, and […]

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Alaska’s last two Blockbusters are shutting down, leaving one in US
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On Thursday, Blockbuster Alaska announced that the rental chain’s last two Alaskan stores will shut down on Monday, with liquidation sales to follow. The news means that only one Blockbuster store will remain in the United States, in Bend, Oregon. “We hope to see you at our stores during the closing, even if it’s just […]

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Tesla owner faces 18-month ban for leaving the driver's seat
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Tesla will be one of the first to tell you not to put too much faith in Autopilot. It's currently more of an advanced driver assist than a full self-driving system. However, one driver recently ignored that advice in dramatic fashion. Nottingham, UK…

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‘Lost’ is now streaming on Hulu after leaving Netflix
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Back in the day, a show leaving Netflix (like the exodus of the beloved Battlestar Galactica reboot in 2014) meant you could only revisit it by buying a collection. But Hulu spent the latter half of 2016 scooping up big-name shows that left Netflix l…

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Bitcoin compromise collapses, leaving future growth in doubt
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Enlarge / A bitcoin token stands in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A group of prominent developers backing a plan to expand the capacity of the Bitcoin network threw in the towel on Wednesday. “It is clear that we have not built sufficient […]

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Dropbox CTO Aditya Agarwal is leaving
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Aditya Agarwal, who came in to Dropbox from its acquisition of Cove way back in 2012 and was given the CTO role last year, will be leaving the company. Agarwal held the CTO role for about 9 months and was previously the VP of engineering. That kind of five-year tenure at a startup in Silicon […]

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Open Source Educators 'OpenHatch' Close, Leaving Void For Campus Events
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Long-time Slashdot reader paulproteus writes: OpenHatch was a non-profit that organized free tutorials with college computer science groups to learn how to teach how to get involved in open source, covered previously on Slashdot. It has run more than 50 events so far. On Friday, it announced it is closing its doors due to board […]

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Square hires Yik Yak’s engineers, leaving fewer than 10 employees behind
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Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg / Getty Images News) According to a Monday report in Bloomberg Businessweek, Square has acquired the “five- to ten-person” engineering team of Yik Yak for $3 million. That leaves just a handful of employees at the Atlanta-based social networking startup. In December 2016, the company already fired 30 of its 50 employees. Since […]

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